The lesson behind this week's This Week in the Future illustration: when you're stoned and driving an amphibious boat-tank, always stop at the red light. Just because you can't see the crabs crossing the beach doesn't mean they're not there. They might be transparent.
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- Medical Marijuana Laws Shown to Reduce Traffic Fatalities
- Japanese Scientists Make A Crab Transparent
- The Iguana 29: A Speed Boat That Morphs Into a Tank-Tracked Beach Lander
And don't forget to check out our other favorite stories of the week:
- The Most Amazing Images of the Week, November 28-December 2, 2011
- Controversial Tracker CarrierIQ Found on iPhone (in Limited Form)
- Yugoslavian Crazyscience Magazine Galaksija Shows the 1970s Balkan Vision of the Future
- Testing the Best: The Wacom Inkling Turns Paper Into a Digital Sketchpad
- Driven: The All-New 2012 Porsche 911
- Should a New Recipe for Engineered Bird Flu, Potent Enough to Kill Millions, Be Published?
- PopSci Q&A: Making Gadgets Great
haha, great image, that's some stretch putting it all together like that though.
Woah popsci! Great job on the image and its explanation. That is the funniest thing that I have seen in a long time!
the future is happening so fast that it is now.
An image say a thousand words, but the few words you used to describe an image says: LAUGH!!!!!
Baarbarian, great image, great words such can only come from great minds!!!